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Nicotine is both the problem–and the solution–to ending smoking-The Toronto Star

Aug-20-2017
Smoke-free products could dramatically reduce the diseases from cigarettes and facilitate total nicotine abstinence for those who wish it. At the end of July the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in...

Nicotine is both the problem–and the solution–to ending smoking-The Toronto Star

Aug-20-2017
Smoke-free products could dramatically reduce the diseases from cigarettes and facilitate total nicotine abstinence for those who wish it. At the end of July the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in...

Third-Hand Smoke Sticks Around Long After The Air Has Cleared- The Huffington Post

Aug-18-2017
Patients and family members often ask me about second- and third-hand smoke because of my role as a radiation therapist and a member of Sunnybrook's Smoking Cessation team. People are starting to be...

The occasional cigarette risks your health just as much as smoking a pack a day- IBTimes

Aug-15-2017
"Everything in moderation." It's a common justification made for behaviors that may fall outside the realm of healthy. Whether it's a drink or two or indulging in a favorite dessert, consuming small...

FDA plans to lower nicotine in U.S. cigarettes to non-addictive levels -Global News

Aug-09-2017
For the first time, the U.S. government is proposing cutting the nicotine level in cigarettes so they aren't so addictive. The Food and Drug Administration’s chief Scott Gottlieb on Friday directed...

Researcher turns eye on legal smoking age

Jul-28-2017
Raising the legal smoking age in Canada is on the table after it was increased to 21 in many states south of the border. But there is still much uncertainty as to whether or not these restrictions...

Global anti-smoking measures quadruple since 2007: WHO report - CTV News

Jul-20-2017
Warnings about the dangers of smoking and restrictions on tobacco use have quadrupled worldwide since 2007, but more needs to be done to curb this deadly habit, the UN health agency said Wednesday...

Philip Morris: Tobacco giant ordered to compensate Australia

Jul-11-2017
BBC News Tobacco giant Philip Morris has been ordered to pay the Australian government millions of dollars after unsuccessfully suing the nation over its world-first plain-packaging laws. In 2012,...

Transmission of harm reduction info a point of contention in anticipated vaping bill - Alex McKeen The Star

Jun-28-2017
thestar.com By ALEX MCKEEN STAFF REPORTER Sun., June 25, 2017 When it comes to the cloudy territory of vaping regulations, smoking experts and industry advocates agree that a federal bill can’t...

Vaping teens more likely to take up regular cigarettes - REUTERS HEALTH NEWS

Jun-28-2017
By Lisa Rapaport (Reuters Health) - Adolescents and young adults who try e-cigarettes are more than three times as likely to take up smoking traditional cigarettes as their peers who haven't tried...

Raise the Smoking Age to 21? Most Kids Fine With That: US Study - By Gia Miller HealthDay Reporter

Jun-21-2017
https://consumer.healthday.com/cancer-information-5/tobacco-and-kids-health-news-662/raise-the-smoking-age-to-21-most-kids-fine-with-that-723765.html Study found two-thirds of U.S. teens endorse such...

Toronto hookah bylaw upheld by unanimous Ont. Court of Appeal

Jun-13-2017
Released by The Ontario Court of Appeal - June 13 2017 The Ontario Court of Appeal today unanimously upheld Toronto’s water pipe (hookah) smoking bylaw as fully legally valid, dismissing a legal...

New YATI Website Launches!

Jun-07-2017
Hello everyone! We are very pleased to finally unveil our new YATI site! In addition to the site being a one stop shop for YATI trainings and resources, we are now hosting a blog, so welcome to the...

Trainer Orientation - By Rachel Brown (YATI Trainer)

Feb-28-2017
Oh, it’s the most wonderful time of the year! This February YATI hosted its 5th annual Trainer Orientation and Professional Development Day- TOPDD for short. A (possible) record breaking 42 young...

YATI Retreat: February 24-25 2017

Feb-27-2017
On a windy, foggy weekend in February, a group of youth from all over Ontario gathered together in Toronto to discuss the inner workings of the tobacco industry. YATI organizers planned a wonderful,...

Tobacco Control Networking and Knowledge Exchange - by Sal Sabila (Youth Engagement Support Staff)

Jan-31-2017
This January YATI hosted our annual Knowledge Exchange Conference for Public Health Professionals, engaging youth on tobacco prevention. This conference is always a hit and brings key topics to the...

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